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Taiwan Wild 'Shan Cha' Black Tea


Taiwan Wild 'Shan Cha' Black Tea


Product Description

A sweet blackberry aroma coupled with a smooth honey sweet taste and spicy blackberry notes.

A most unique tea which is indigenous to Taiwan and still grows wild in certain areas. It is rarely sold as the plant loses it's distinct characteristics when cultivated and so the only tea production is from the surviving wild growing bushes.

Please note, the new 2017 harvest doesn't quite match up to the quality of last year's 2016 harvest.

Tasting Notes:
- Sweet aroma with notes of blackberry
- Smooth honey sweet taste with spicy blackberry notes

Harvest: Spring, April 2018

Origin: Yuchi Township, Nantou County, Taiwan
Altitude: 500-600m
Producer: Mr. Pong
Sourced: Specialist Taiwanese tea wholesaler

Cultivar: Shan Cha (wild growing tea bush indigenous to Taiwan)
Picking: Hand

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 2-3 minutes

Packaging: Resealable ziplock bags

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